Tag: Healthy Hero

May 01

May 2017 Healthy Heros

David Zuniga & Carly Ertle are May’s co-Healthy Heros! May’s Healthy Heros of the Month were nominated by Jerri Mason, SVVSD’s Nurse Care Coach. David and Carly are coworkers at Black Rock Elementary. On the nomination form, Jerri says the following about the pair. “David and Carly are very motivated to achieve their health goals …

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Apr 05

Maria Aleman, April’s Healthy Hero

Meet this month’s Healthy Hero, Maria Aleman, a very special second grade teacher from Timberline KP-8. Maria, what does your personal fitness routine look like? I do Kickboxing three or four days a week, sometimes I go for a run around my neighborhood, I also take Zumba classes at the Rec Center in Longmont.   …

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Mar 01

March’s Healthy Hero

Jodi Marsolek was nominated as this month’s Healthy Hero because she is such an inspiration to her team at Coal Ridge Middle School. She is always there to support her fellow employees with anything wellness! We have had the honor to get to know Jodi the past year and truly think she is a wellness hero within our …

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Feb 01

February’s Healthy Hero

This month’s Healthy Hero is Pete (PJ) Juergensen. He teaches physical activity at Blue Mountain Elementary School and inspires not only his students to move throughout the day, but also his coworkers. We had the wonderful opportunity to ask PJ some questions. Your commitment to health is inspiring.  What does your personal fitness routine look like?  Wellness …

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Jan 04

January’s Healthy Hero

This month we got the chance to meet Walid Hamzi at Sunset Middle School. Wow, what an inspiration! He was another top mover during last year’s Get Movin’ Challenge and joins our list of amazing Healthy Heroes!   Walid, how would you describe your usual fitness routine during the Get Movin’ Challenge? I get to the gym between 5 …

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Dec 07

December’s Healthy Hero

This month’s Healthy Hero was nominated by her coworker. She has inspired many of her team members and we had the opportunity to ask her about her wellness secrets. This month’s Healthy Hero is Leann Varela, the Kitchen Manager at Mead High School. Leann, what does your personal wellness routine look like? I love to put …

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Nov 09

November’s Healthy Hero

We got the chance to chat with another one of the most Movin’ SVVSD employees from May’s Get Movin’ Challenge, Maria Gonsalez at Erie Elementary, to ask her about her tips and tricks to stay active and healthy throughout her busy schedule. Maria, how would you describe your fitness routine during the Get Movin’ Challenge? I would have long …

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Oct 17

October’s Healthy Hero

Congratulations to all those that participated in the 2016 May Get Movin’ Challenge! We had 283 employees movin’ and shakin’ throughout the district the entire month of May!!! Together we logged Over 3,000 Hours of movement!!!!! A little Over 125 Days of movin’!!!! We collectively took Over 17 Million steps in just 26 days! That’s Almost 8,000 Miles!!! You all are Rock Stars!!!! We …

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Oct 12

Longmont Estates: Keeping Social Emotional Health In Focus

“I’m always a little tentative asking parents to do something when I’m here to speak,” Tom McSheehy says to the attentive group of parents assembled in the library at Longmont Estates Elementary School. “But let’s just try a quick exercise in belly breathing. One of the simplest, most powerful techniques to combat stress. As parents, …

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Apr 26

May’s Healthy Hero is the Transportation Department

Transportation’s wellness journey began almost a year ago. They have really come together to support each other in weight loss, increasing daily physical activity, bringing healthy lunches to work, and cutting out sugary drinks. Your commitment to well-being is inspiring!  What does your daily group wellness routine look like? Some of us go to the gym, but mostly we …

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